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Robert LIVEING (LIVEN) 
Robert LIVEING (LIVEN) 
- Christened: 26 Oct 1747, Harwich ESS
- Died: 10 Aug 1786 aged 38
- Buried: 13 Aug 1786, Harwich Churchyard
That Robert  had a son Robert and Thomas etc is confirmed by this will however several entries in the Harwich Baptism Register show Robert & Sarah's surname as Liven.
Harwich August 27th 1785
I this day received of my brother Thos Liveing the writings (?) of my houses in the Church Street which I had intrusted in his care and . . . . . vise a Bond for Two Hundred Pounds
Witnefs: John Wing. Nath Saunders Jnr.
D/DU 206/12 ESS RO
Robert did not marry.
WILL OF ROBERT LIVEING.
This is the last Will & Testament of me Robert Liveing of Harwich, Gentleman being at the time of making thereof in sound mind and understanding.
I give devise and bequeath unto my sister Martha Saunders (wife of John Saunders) and my brother Thomas Liveing my Executrix and Executor my messuage and tenement with part of a washhouse and yard situate on the east side of Church Shoot in Harwich in the tenure or occupation of my Sister in Law Elizabeth Liveing. Also all that messuage and tenement adjoining the said above messuage and tenement with the other part of the washhouse and garden situate on the same east side of Church Street aforesaid in the tenure and occupation of John Nunn.
Also all and every other of my Lands Messuage Tenements Goods Chattels ready money mortgages bonds etc etc I devise Upon Trust that they my said Executrix and Executor shall sell and dispose of all the aforesaid as shall not consist of money or securities for money.
And Upon Trust my Executrix and Executor after payment of my just debts and charges lay out at interest or mortgage or other real security or invest as they see fit.
To apply one fourth part of the interest dividends or produce thereof towards the maintenance education and bringing up of my niece Elizabeth Gill Liveing until she shall attain her age of 21 years when she shall be paid one fourth part or share of the principle money aforesaid
To apply one fourth part of the interest dividends or produce thereof towards the maintenance education and bringing up of my nephew William Liveing until he shall attain his age of 21 years when he shall be paid one fourth part or share of the principle money aforesaid.
And as to the remaining two fourth parts of the money to arise as aforesaid I give and devise unto them my said Executrix Martha Saunders and my Executor Thomas Liveing in equal shares and proportions and I make constitute and appoint my said sister Martha Saunders and my said brother Thomas Liveing Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking all former Wills by me I set my hand and seal to it this second day of August 1786
John Hull, Roger Hines Jnr., Charles Edwards.
Proved 1 Feb 1787 by Martha Saunders sister and Thomas Liveing brother of the deceased.
Chelmsford PRO Ref ; 10BR 28 D/ABR 28/10 - 2003 copy on file
In memory of Robert Liveing who died 10 of August 1786 aged 38 years.
Ref: Headstone transcribed by Edward Liveing May 1874.
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